12 May 2008

May you find Peace

I was playing around with the free with 12 "Simple Little Things" stamp set from Papertrey Ink and I decided to make my own designer paper, again.

I love doing that now! You can make such interesting designs and no one else will have it!

For this paper I just took a piece of 8 1/2" x 11" Lemon Tart cardstock and stamped two of the images on the paper kind of "willy nilly" all over, in Summer Sunrise and Spring Moss ink.

Then I cut it into 4" x 5 1/4" pieces. I like to cut it a little smaller than the regular size card because I love the look of the card base showing, kind of like a border.

For this card I trimmed the designer piece smaller and layered some Spring Moss and Summer Sunrise cardstock behind the homemade designer paper.

I used my corner round on the Summer Sunrise cardstock to create a scalloped edge. Amy Rysavy has an excellent video tutorial on how to make a scalloped edge-check it out!!

I tied a length of Summer Sunrise satin ribbon around the designer paper and glued the three pieces (now one piece) onto the white Stampers Select cardstock..

I stamped one of the sentiments from the Simple Little Things stamp set in versamark and then embossed it with white embossing powder.

I think it is kind of elegant and actually turned out nicer than I had hoped.

Don'tcha just love that!!


  1. Bonnie, this is beautiful I love it xx

  2. Oh it turned out FANtastically!!! I love your home-made's so soft and elegant!!

  3. You sure do a great job making your own designer paper! This card is just lovely! Take care, hugs, Deb

  4. wow, this paper is fantastic, love how you created it and your card is FABULOUS, simply MARVELOUS.

  5. How gorgeous I love your designer paper. It looks so polished. The orange is glorious! :0) mel

  6. This is such an elegant card, I love it!

  7. This is really pretty! That PTI ribbon is such an elegant touch!


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